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Floyd William Hoover

Floyd William Hoover, age 87, of Howard Lake, passed away Wednesday, June 18.

He was born to William and Jenny Mae (Bowers) Hoover July 15, 1915.

He was raised and lived on the Hoover farm in Victor Township for all of his life.

Floyd attended school in Howard Lake. He loved to farm, and enjoyed having coffee with everyone who came on the farm.

He was a lifetime member of the Presbyterian Church, and was united in marriage there Sept. 28, 1940, to Evelyn Shepperd. Their union was blessed with four children.

Floyd enjoyed his family. He served on the Victor town board for 37 years, served on the board of directors for the Howard Lake creamery, and served on the AMPI board and the C&H board.

He moved to Howard Lake Good Samaritan July 9, 2001.

Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Marion and Roy, an infant sister Eleanor, brother-in-law Ken Snyder, and daughter in law Yvonne Hoover.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn; children Glee (Gene) Main of Howard Lake, Donna (Allan) Munson of Howard Lake, David (Maureen) Hoover of Howard Lake, and Joan (Daniel) Olson of Reeds Spring, Miss.; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters Helen (Warren) Reed, Mildred (Ben) Vickery, Dorothy (Ernie) Hendrickson and Betty Snyder.

Services were conducted Saturday, June 21, 2003. Rev. Mark Winther and Rev. Dan Olson served as officiates.

Music was provided by Patricia Munson, Sarah Olson, Melissa Olson, Jessica Olson, and a choir of friends.

Pallbearers were his grandchildren Deborah Ayako, Curt Main, Aaron Munson, Jennifer Field, Corey Munson, Wendy Hoover-Carpenter, Ann Hoover, Jill Hoover, Nathan Olson, Jessica Olson, Joseph Olson, Matthew Olson, Melissa Olson, and Sarah Olson.

Interment took place at the Howard Lake City Cemetery.

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